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09/23/2020

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

Westport Town Offices & Senior Center are closed. 9 a.m. – Electronically – Board of Selectmen: live streamed on http://www.westportct.gov, Optimum ch. 79, Frontier ch. 6020 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Westport Library – Open for limited services 7 p.m. – Electronically – Conservation Commission: live streamed on http://www.westportct.gov, Optimum ch. 79, Frontier ch. READ MORE.
09/22/2020

School Start Looking Good Thus Far

By Jarret Liotta So far, so good … Despite a case of COVID-19 on the third day of school — which brought a brief shutdown of Coleytown Elementary School (CES) — Superintendent of Schools Thomas Scarice reported positive progress to the Board of Education (BOE) tonight regarding the opening of school. “I’m very, very proud READ MORE.
09/22/2020

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 – Autumn Begins

Westport Town Offices & Senior Center are closed. 9:31 a.m. – Northern Hemisphere – Autumnal Equinox 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Westport Library – Open for limited services 7 p.m. – Virtual Westport Library – StoryFest 2020: Then & Now – How History Shapes Stories for the Present 7:30 p.m. – 646-876-9923 ID:  86528881732# READ MORE.
Granger at the Movies: 'Away,' 'Togo,' 'Infidel'09/21/2020

Granger at the Movies: ‘Away,’ ‘Togo,’ ‘Infidel’

By Susan GrangerSpecial to WestportNow Looking for a new Netflix series to binge? Oscar-winner Hilary Swank stars in “Away,” a cathartic, compelling sci-fi drama about the first manned mission to Mars. As tenacious NASA Commander Emma Green, she heads an international crew, along with veteran Russian cosmonaut/engineer Misha Popov (Mark Ivanir), Chinese chemist Wang Lu READ MORE.
09/21/2020

Police: Removing Political Signs May Constitute Theft

The Westport Police Department announced today that it has received complaints about the disappearance, removal, and/or theft of political signs in the buildup to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. “Residents and visitors are advised against taking it upon themselves to remove signs that do not belong to them, from either public or private property,” the READ MORE.
09/21/2020

Monday, Sept. 21, 2020

Westport Town Offices & Senior Center are closed. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Westport Library – Open for limited services 4 p.m. – 646-876-9923 ID:  859 5541 0489 – RTM Employee Compensation Committee 7 p.m. – Virtual Westport Library – StoryFest 2020: How the Story Tells Itself 7:30 p.m. – Electronically – Board of READ MORE.
09/20/2020

U.S. Rep. Hayes Tests Positive for COVID-19

U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-5th District, announced today she has contracted COVID-19, one day after entering a 14-day quarantine necessitated by a staffer’s positive test. Hayes, whose district covers a large area of northwestern Connecticut, is the first member of Connecticut’s delegation to test positive for COVID. Hayes said she had been working in close READ MORE.
Cool Compo09/20/2020

Cool Compo

Temperatures in the.50s today made for watching rather than swimming at Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Mark Molesworth for WestportNow.com Read the article on westportnow.com READ MORE.
09/20/2020

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

Westport Senior Center & Library are closed. 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Sherwood Island State Park – ShoreFest on a Roll 7 p.m. – Imperial Parking Lot – Remarkable Drive-In with Westport Farmers Market: “Bloodroot” Westport Senior Center YouTube Channel Westport Library Event Calendar Westport Library YouTube Page Earthplace YouTube Channel Virtual Westport Museum READ MORE.

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